Sources: Lakers moving toward deal that would send Kyle Kuzma, Montrezl Harrell to Kings for Budd...

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Thursday, July 29, 2021

Los Angeles Lakers center Montrezl Harrell is opting into his $9.7 million player option for next season, paving the way for the team to move toward completing a deal that would send forward Kyle Kuzma and Harrell to the Sacramento Kings for guard Buddy Hield, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

The trade still needs to be agreed upon, but there's been momentum toward its ultimate completion, sources told Wojnarowski.